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Broadband internet services no longer available to new customers

February 10, 2012

There is no longer any more broadband Internet cable service available for new customers in Mono County, although there are a few options for some customers.
 
Suddenlink and Verizon confirmed that they are “at capacity” as of late December.
 

Parties agree to $263 million value for Mammoth Mountain

February 10, 2012

After seven years of negotiations, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and Mono County have agreed to an assessed value for the ski area—$263 million.
 
“After days of intense deliberation, the parties agreed to $263 million,” Mono County Assessor Jody Henning told the board Tuesday. 
 

To grow air service, Mono County subsidies may have to continue

February 10, 2012

 

Rec Commission wants fireworks at Crowley

February 10, 2012

 

Lawsuit moves onto public battleground

February 10, 2012

After months of closed sessions and behind-the-scenes brinksmanship, the battle between the Town of Mammoth and the Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition moved into the open this week.
 
Lawyers for MLAA said: “The Town has completely failed to follow through on (its) representations. Its conduct smacks of bad faith.”
 

'Mammoth View' hotel in limbo

February 10, 2012

 

Lee Vining High goes to state for mock trial competition

February 10, 2012

Lee Vining High School’s Mock Trial team defeated Coleville’s team of high school attorneys in a hard fought competition at Bridgeport’s historic courthouse last week. 
 
The two teams squared off in a fictional murder trial where the prosecution tried to convict a college student accused of murdering a classmate to cover up a cheating scandal. 
 

Mammoth Unified to appoint new school board member

February 10, 2012

Mammoth Unified School District has taken the first step to fill the school board vacancy left by Dr. Andrew Bourne’s resignation and death and will point a new board member by Feb. 23, according to the district.
 
The board met this week on Tuesday, and agreed that it would be better to appoint a new board member as opposed to holding an expensive special election.
 

What's Up, Up Here? All the news and gossip for Feb. 10-16

February 10, 2012

Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75

February 10, 2012

Jill Kinmont Boothe, the former ski champion from Bishop whose life story inspired two Hollywood films, died Thursday in Carson City.

She was 75.

SNARL unveils 2012 lecture series

February 10, 2012

The Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) this week announced its 2012 Lecture Series.

The free lectures are a staple of early summer in Mammoth. They are at the Green Church on Benton Crossing Road and U.S. 395.
 
The series schedule, released by Leslie Dawson, is as follows:
 
•May 8: A Field Study of Storm Snow Slab Avalanches

Mammoth locals arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges

February 7, 2012

 

Two local men were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon last week, after another person was severely beaten during a fight. A female juvenile was also arrested and booked on suspicion of “criminal threats” and “conspiracy”.

Bishop man busted for “lewd and lascivious acts with a child”

February 6, 2012

Inyo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 51-year-old Bishop man last Friday on charges of “lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14.

Richard Ferrell Andreas was transported to the Inyo County Jail, where he is currently is being held on $100,000 bail.

Out of the flames: Bishop residents get one of state's highest awards for valor

February 3, 2012

The nightmares for John Williamson and Amy Steinwand will probably never really go away.
 

But the knife-edge of them—the sting of them—is beginning to recede.
 
Eighteen months after the worst traffic accident in Inyo County’s history claimed the lives of four people and injured more than a dozen more, Bishop residents Williamson and Steinwand were honored last Saturday for their heroic and horrifying work. 

Measure R funding locked in

February 3, 2012

 

Harvey, Bacon throw hats into the ring

February 3, 2012

 

Eastman pushes Gateway Project to council

February 3, 2012

 

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